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Ceramic Review is the magazine for contemporary and historical ceramics, ceramic art and pottery.


Ceramic Review Issue 300

November/December 2019

Ceramic Review Issue 287

September / October 2017

Contents...
Profile:
Coast and clay
- Sue Herdman

We visit our cover star Beverley Bell-Hughes in her studio near the North Wales coast to learn more about the ceramic artist's seaside-inspired sculptures

Preview/Review:
A year of transformation
- Ylva Julén

Ylva Julén reviews Jane Perryman's solo show Containing Time ahead of its tour of galleries in England, Scotland and Wales

Profile:
Altering perceptions
- Andy Christian

Ceramist Jin Eui Kim discusses the techniques and influences behind his vessels, decorated with linear bands to create ingenious optical illusions

Preview:
Pots, people and place
- Barney Hare Duke

Ahead of the British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) in Stoke-on-Trent, the artistic director looks back at BCB's success and explores the highlights of this year's programme

Preview:
Korea and Britain – A cultural exchange
- Kay Aplin

Kay Aplin previews the Made in Korea project, which will be exhibiting as part of the British Ceramics Biennial

Profiles:
The tables have turned
- Linda Bloomfield

We explore the recent revival of handmade tableware in high-end restaurants, ordered by chefs to complement particular dishes

People:
Something old, something new
- Isabella Smith

We interview Maylis Grand, collector and co-founder of the Mayis Grand Ceramics Prize, on the importance of supporting craft skills and the joys of living with art

Profile:
Visual language
- Alex McErlain

Kate Haywood shares her journey from making jewellery to creating ambiguous porcelain sculptures inspired by rituals, ceremonies and adornment

History:
Two potters in Nigeria
- Anthony OBrien

Exploring Michael Cardew and Michael OBrien's pottery adventures abroad, and examining their enduring legacies in both Nigeria and the UK

Inspiration:
Potters on pots
- Adam Buick

Adam Buick tells us about the influence a historic Korean moon jar has had on his own work over the last 10 years

Collecting:
Auction eye
- Marijke Varrall-Jones

Marijke Varrall-Jones of Maak Contemporary Ceramics offers her take on recent developments in the auction world

Emerging maker:
Emerging maker
- Irina Razumovskaya

We uncover Russian ceramic artist Irina Razumovskaya's abstract sculptures, inspired by her homeland and history

Masterclass:
Masterclass
- Robert Cooper

Robert Cooper shares his process of making candleholders crafted from ceramic fragments found on the Thames foreshore

Clays and glazes:
Glaze recipe
- Anna Barlow

Anna Barlow shares the glazes used on her ice cream sculptures

Profile:
In the spotlight

We put Hyejeong Kim's tableware in focus on the back page